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  • Eugene test for Thompson

    May 26, 2018 5:00 AM 12

    The best women's 100 metres field of the season will assemble in Eugene, Oregon, today at the annual Prefontaine Classic. Standing ready will be Olympic 100 and 200 metres champion Elaine Thompson. The 25-year-old will face world champion Tori Bowie of the United States and the CÙte d'Ivoire pair of Murielle Ahoure and Marie Josee Ta Lou, who went one-two

  • JOA and funding of sport associations

    May 26, 2018 5:00 AM 14

    There is a constant need for financial support for sports activities in Jamaica, and in most cases, a constant request for help from National Sport Organisations (NSOs). The recent move by the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) to professionalise the organisation, on the face of it, seems to be a very good one. So far, the Christopher Samuda-led board

  • Bailey remains tight-lipped about international allegiance

    May 25, 2018 6:18 AM 12

    Young Jamaican football sensation Leon Bailey is remaining tight lipped about where he will pledge his allegiance in international football. The 20 year old winger who is back home on vacation following the completion of the German Bundesliga season has been linked to representing England, Belgium, Germany and even Malta. “I don’t like pressure so I don’t

  • Three straight for Lyon's Women

    May 25, 2018 5:13 AM 16

    Â Lyon scored three goals in five minutes to beat Wolfsburg 4-1 in extra time and win the Women's Champions League for the third year running yesterday. After an often-quiet 90 minutes, the final roared into life in extra time when Wolfsburg's Pernille Harder scored in the 93rd minute with a low shot from distance as Lyon goalkeeper Sarah Bouhaddi -- hurt in an earlier

  • Hop on Harry's Train

    May 25, 2018 5:00 AM 14

    Tomorrow's Sunrise-6 starts at Race Two on the Lotto Classic race day, and punters should get a flying start with the super-fit LIKE A LADY. Eight horses will face the starter in the 1100 metres event for $450,000 claimers, and LIKE A LADY will go to the post an odds, on favourite after a hat-trick of wins at this level over the past two months. The third

  • Jamaica's Francis shines in Canada

    May 24, 2018 5:00 AM 10

    Jamaican Paul Francis landed a brace as Caribbean riders left their mark on the seven-race card at Assiniboia Downs on Monday. The experienced rider won the day's opener aboard 3-1 bet Lemonford before returning in the final race of the card to score with favourite Tactics. Francis was just one of several Caribbean winners on the day, however, as fellow

  • Nicholson on fire in Slovenia

    May 24, 2018 5:00 AM 12

    Former Boys' Town forward Shamar Nicholson has struck a rich vein of form after a relatively slow start in the Slovenian Premier League. Yesterday, Nicholson scored once and provided an assist as his club, Domzale, whipped Triglav 4-0. The 21-year-old Reggae Boy opened the scoring in the 23rd minute then provided an assist as they went 2-0 up in the 48th. The team's

  • Ward guides Marvellous Marva to victory in Mark My Word Trophy

    May 24, 2018 4:00 AM 12

    The 4-5 favourite Marvellous Marva won the Mark My Word Trophy for Open Allowance contestants over 9 furlongs and 25 yards at Caymanas Park on Wednesday. The 5 year old grey mare made it a gate to wire affair under 3 kilo claiming apprentice Melissa Ward, holding off the fast-finishing Hover Craft. The co-feature Labour Day Trophy for $600,000 - $550,000 claimers

  • TVJ, Flow launch 24-hr World Cup channel

    May 22, 2018 5:00 AM 7

    Flow, a broadcast sponsor of Television Jamaica's (TVJ) live and exclusive broadcast of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, will partner with the entity to launch a 24-hour channel leading up to and throughout "the greatest show on Earth". The announcement was made during a live launch event hosted at Mandela Park in Kingston on May 18. The TVJ 24-Hour FIFA World

  • Rita Marley Foundation Essay Competition now open

    May 20, 2018 6:47 AM 3

    The Rita Marley Foundation has announced that the closing date for entries in its essay competition is June 4. The topic this year is 'Every man thinks his burden is the heaviest, because they feel the pain. Who feels it knows it. But don't sit by the window gazing at the moon, get right up and move' — lyrics from Dr Rita Marley's song Who Feels It, Knows